This week I spoke outside the Royal Courts of Justice at the US government appeal against the decision to not extradite Julian Assange. The campaign… Read More »Apsana Begum MP speaking at Assange hearing
This week I tabled an Early Day Motion regarding human and trade union rights in Pakistan. The arrest of Amar Fayez is extremely alarming, and… Read More »Early Day Motion on human rights in Pakistan
I have written to the Pakistan High Commission raising my concerns about enforced disappearances of political activists and journalists in Pakistan, in particular #ReleaseAmarFayaz. It… Read More »Letter to Pakistan High Commission on disappearances
My column in the East London Advertiser on why I opposed the “Spy Cops” Bill here: View from the house: ‘Spy Cops’ Bill challenges human… Read More »‘Spy Cops’ Bill challenges human rights
I voted against the Covert Human Intelligence Sources Bill today. This Bill is a danger to our fundamental human rights and undermines democracy.
Today in Parliament the Government are trying to legislate to prevents acts of torture and other serious crimes by the UK army from being prosecuted… Read More »Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill